Fish & Chip Shop Awards

UK’S Top 10 Fish & Chip Restaurants Announced

The UK’s top 10 fish and chip restaurants have been announced as part of the 2016 National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish. The 10 shops are:

Chesters in Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Drakes Fisheries in York, North Yorkshire v

Fylde Fish Bar in Southport, Merseyside

Hanbury’s Famous Fish and Chips in Torquay, Devon v

No 1 Cromer in Cromer, Norfolk

Papa’s Fish and Chips in Willerby, East Yorkshire

Something Else Fishy in Milborne Port, Somerset

The Scallop Shell in Bath, Somerset

Trenchers Restaurant in Whitby, North Yorkshire

The Tailend Restaurant in St Andrews, Fife

They will now ‘batter’ it out as they vie for the Independent Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year Award and aim to claim the title of best fish and chip restaurant in the UK. The final will take place in January 2016.


Also, the UK’s Top Three Most Sustainable Fish & Chip Shops Announced

Three of the UK’s leading fish and chip businesses have been shortlisted as finalists in the Good Catch – The Sustainable Seafood Award category as part of the 2016 National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish.

The three shortlisted businesses:

Harbourside Fish & Chips, Plymouth, Devon

Kingfisher Fish & Chips, Plymouth, Devon

Olley’s Fish Experience in Herne Hill, London

will now compete against each other as they ‘fry’ for glory in the race to bag the prestigious Good Catch Award.


UK’s Top Three Healthiest Fish and Chip Shops

Details of the Top 3 finalist businesses in the Healthy Eating ‘Fish and Chips’ Award, as part of the 2016 National Fish & Chip Awards, have been announced today and are now available at Fish and chip shops offering healthier choices were today (Tuesday 17 November) recognised as they compete for the Healthy Eating ‘Fish and Chips’ Award as part of the 2016 National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish.

The three finalists:

Harbourside Fish & Chips in Plymouth, Devon

Penaluna’s Famous Fish & Chips in Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon

Taf and Poppies Fish & Chips in Spitalfields, London

They will now compete against each other in the race to ‘catch’ this top accolade. To secure a place as a coveted finalist, shortlisted shops have been assessed across a variety of judging criteria including menu development and innovation towards promoting healthier options, promotion of customer health awareness, staff training on healthier product contents and ingredients, marketing techniques for the promotion of healthy meal options and the monitoring and measurement of customer feedback on healthier menu options. Over the coming weeks the finalists will be subjected to further in-depth judging visits from an auditor who will assess both front and back of house operational aspects of the shortlisted businesses. This final stage of competition judging will determine the winner that will be announced at the awards ceremony to be held in London in January 2016.